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Insurrection: Holding History

An African-American graduate student is transported back through time, with his 189-year-old grandfather, to Nat Turner's infamous slave rebellion.

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Sister Suzie Cinema

Sister Suzie Cinema is a 'doo-wop opera' inspired by the author's coming of age amidst the pop culture of the 50s.

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New Music: a trilogy

Three interrelated plays tracing the tangled path of a family's life in a North Carolina town across 37 years, from before the Second World War to the war in Vietnam.

 
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The Illusion

An enchanting argument for the power of theatrical imagination over reality, The Illusion weaves obsession and caprice, romance and murder, fact and fiction, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion of all – love.

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Drinks Before Dinner

A theatrical tour-de-force of language and ideas about Eighties' America, by the best-selling author of Billy Bathgate and Ragtime.

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Ballad of Yachiyo

A dramatic tale of a young Japanese girl's sexual awakening, and ultimate social downfall, in Hawaii's harsh sugar-cane plantation system of the early twentieth century. In this moving elegy to his own aunt on whose life the story is based, Gotanda juxtaposes the world of traditional Japanese arts, such as pottery and the tea ceremony, with the conflicting social realities of a culture in transition.

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Sleep Deprivation Chamber

A gripping examination of the conflicting realities of the black experience of twentieth-century America.

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A Fair Country

A play in the tradition of Arthur Miller: an impassioned exploration of the impact of politics on an American family.

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Mizlansky/Zilinsky

A play about the desperate cases lurking unsuccessfully on the fringes of the movie world.

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Shimmer and other texts

Three hard-hitting, gritty monologues.

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Jelly's Last Jam

The hit Broadway musical based on the life of the jazz great, Jelly Roll Morton.

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Eurydice

Alice in Wonderland meets Greek myth in this playful, heart-breaking American take on a timeless tale of loss, grief and redemption.

    Fifty Words

    A searingly honest, beautifully observed portrait of marriage.

    Published in volume Loving Longing Leaving

      Side Effects

      Michael Weller's Fifty Words culminated in one desperate phone call. Side Effects is the story of what happened on the other end of the line.

      Published in volume Loving Longing Leaving

        Do Not Disturb

        Two ex-lovers meet up after an 11-year gap for a nerve-jangling reunion.

        Published in volume Loving Longing Leaving

          Fabulation

          In Fabulation, playwright Lynn Nottage reimagines Esther (the character from her companion play, Intimate Apparel) as Undine, the public relations diva of today, who spirals downward from her swanky Manhattan office to her roots back in Brooklyn.

            The Shipment

            The Shipment is a provocative look at African-American identity in today's not-quite post-racial society.

              Lear

              Young Jean Lee's Lear is an alternative re-working of Shakespeare's celebrated tragedy, focusing on the king's three daughters.